This component explains specific terminology used by workers in health care and public health. This is NOT a course in data representation or standards.
At the completion of this component, the student will be able to:
- Define, understand and correctly pronounce medical terms related to each of the major body systems.
- Define commonly used terms in public health, nursing, health information technology, and clinical vocabularies & terminologies related to the implementation of electronic health records.
- Identify the purpose and uses of pertinent health care terminologies in the electronic health record.
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate and use health care terminology in the various health information technology roles.
NOTE: This course is part of the Health Information Technology Certificate Program
but is opened to those not enrolled in the certificate program as well.